Oct 7, 2012 7:00am PDT
despite reported threats of attacks from the pakistan. >> taliban. the u.s. maintains the drone strikes are aimed at militants. pakistan complains that they kil civilians. >> the future of venezuela being determined as we speak. hugo chavez, a critic of the u.s., his opponent is mounting the most serious challenge ever to chavez's 14-year rule. >>> steve has the latest live from miami. is it finally good-bye chavez? >> it's really tough to call but this is, as you said, the most serious challenge to hugo chavez. he's been in power 13 years. he wants six more but there's a lot of negatives this time for chavez. for one, venezuela has the highest inflation rate in the region, more than 20%. one of the highest murder rates in the world and there are basic shortages of food and electricity blackouts. on the plus side chavez has strong support among the poor, prided subsidies for housing, medicine and food. his eye opponent, a younger, vigorous man describes himself as center left. chavez has been battling cancer and had at least two operations in addition to chemotherapy. so a contrast in v
Oct 13, 2012 9:00am PDT
and taking aim at the taliban. the taliban took responsibility for the she was promoting western thinking. the obama administration is conditioning to deal with the fall out over the terror attack. and best selling author said according to his sources. clintons feel that benghazi tragedy president obama may hang it on the secretary of state and force her to take the fall for it there ed kline is joining us live from new york . welcome, nice to have you here today. >> great to be with you, thank you for having mo. o on. >> what is your sources telling you. the clintons are planning for a doomsday scenario so to speak. >> they are planning a bunch. one getting their legal team together which they have begun doing so that when and if hillary clinton is subpoenas which i believe she will be. she will have an answer to whether or not she will appear before the house committee and whether or not she will use executive privilege as an excuse not to give them inner office memorandia. >> and why do you think she is setting the stage for this and. >> bill clinton believes, this is basod my reportin
Oct 6, 2012 9:00am PDT
a four-man team tracking down a key taliban leader. he was shot in the back and he left a protected signal to get a back up. y the held was shot down. >> here is someone that was the same age as the sailors on the ship. someone who grew up just like you and me and understanding the sacrifice this he made inspiring all of us to make the ship the best we can. >> the only navy seal has written a book called lone survivor and it is a movie. >> thank you indead. >> a world war one memorial at the cross road. stay with us. welcome back everybody. a 40 foot cross memorial for the world war one residents has been in maryland. one group has its way it will not be that way much longer. they say it is a christian symbol and doesn't properly represent all of the soldiers. joining us now . we have with us the lawyer. this is an emotional issue . you believe very strongly that the cross is a christian image and does not represent the sacrifices made by nonchristian soldiers and you are against keeping it in place each though it has been there 80 years and so why the fight now? >> why now. it was
Oct 13, 2012 10:00am PDT
to master skills necessary to protect the afghan people from the taliban. training here is conducted by nature toe special operators and experienced american law officers. this year 600 graduates will return to their units, proficient in hand to hand combat, live fire qualification on every weapon in their arsenal. live fire close-quarter battle which one member called fish, fighting in someone's house. the goal, afghan police forces around the country that are competent, committed and capable of standing on their own. >> jamie, when we arrived here at the operating base, we met corporal benjamin adams standing beside me. he told me i needed a haircut. here's what happened. >> what do you want, sir in. >> how about a high and tight? take out the white and leave the rest. >> i will see what i can do, sir. >> do you get to call home often? >> jamie, what we've got here is the united states marine who also doubled as a barber here at this operating base. it's a remote location, which was once a seen of regular gun fights. i have a question for the corporal. he's almost ready to go home.
Oct 13, 2012 3:00pm PDT
people from the taliban. strapping here is conducted by nato special operators and experienced american law officers. this year, 600 graduates will return to their units proficient in hand to hand combat, live fire qualification on every weapon in their arsenal, patrolling, live fire close quarter battle, which one mentor called fish, fight not guilty someone's house. -- fighting in someone's house. the goal? afghan police forces around the country that are confident, committed and capable of standing on their own. we're now a third battalion base in hellman province, once one of the bloodiest places on the planet. their task has been made more difficult and dangerous by all the dates certain and exit strategy talk from washington. but the soldiers, sailor, marines and others here are getting the job done and they can all come home knowing that they've made this a safer police. arthel, back to you. >> arthel: indeed. colonel north, thank you very much for that informative report >> eric: maybe a saturday, but not a quiet weekend for some. we're watching a powerful storm system in the mi
Oct 6, 2012 10:00am PDT
tracking down a key taliban leader after being shot in the back, he lefted protected a position to get the signal to radio for backup and murphy and two other seals were killed along with 16 rescuers, including seals in night hawks when they were shot down. >> and really someone the same age as all the sailors on board this ship. one of our peers, someone that grew up just like you and me and understanding the sacrifice that he made, that's something that inspires all of us to make the ship the best we can. >> and the u.s.s. michael murphy will be headed to hawaii and home port will be in pearl harbor. >> kelly: what a touching and lasting tribute to michael murphy and the service he gave to this country. anna kooiman, thank you. >> reporter: absolutely. >> jamie: a political battle going on over 500 billion dollars in what turns out to be mandatory cuts to the u.s. military. why the timing of tens of thousands of potential layoffs is now putting pressure on the white house to act. we're live in washington with that coming up. >> kelly: and a little more for you, a meningitis scare ou
Oct 6, 2012 3:00pm PDT
it went down, he was leading a four man team tracking down a key taliban leader after being shot in the back he left a protected position to get a signal to radio for backup and, he and two other seals were killed that day along with 16 of his rescuers which also included seals and night stalkers with their helicopter, which was shot down. >> mortally wounded, lieutenant michael murphy found the time to say thank you in his final transmission to those directing assistance to his position. >> reporter: well, even when growing up, murphy's nickname was protector, because he stood up for kids who were billied and michael murphy's mother, maureen says the medal of honor, was always honorable, selfless and strong. >> people said to me, oh, you know, just a big dropout rate, don't worry about that and i said, oh, no, you don't know my mike. he never quits, he'll make whatever he sets out to do. he always sat in the back and even in school, he always rose to the top. i'm proud of him. >> reporter: so is america, really, the 9200-ton ship will be in new york city until tuesday and, the f
Oct 13, 2012 1:00pm PDT
in western pakistan. blast went outside an office for anti-taliban tribal leaders. they are searching for an illinois mom and two young daughters. they were reported missing a week ago. the storm is pounding the eastern caribbean with heavy rains that could cause severe flooding. that storm is about 135 miles south-southeast of st. croiix. >> they fought for our freedom overseas. they are fighting to save lives. nearly every member of latest class of firefighters is military vet. anna is live new york city newsroom. >> reporter: the city of newark has a new class of firefighters that why were heroes before they put on a uniform. nearly all the recruits are veterans, 28 out of 31 and it's not a coincidence. there is new push across the country to hire veterans when they return home. job searching is one of many struggles they experience while putting their lives back together. last month the unemployment rate was 9.7% for veterans of the wars in iraq and afghanistan. compared to the national average of 7.8%. >> at one point in my career to get home it was very hard to find work. the g.